Midfoot reconstruction with free vascularized fibular graft after wide resection: A case report


Ozger H., Akgul T. , Eren I., Topalan M.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA BELGICA, cilt.77, ss.702-706, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 77 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA BELGICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.702-706

Özet

Malignant foot tumours are often treated with amputations due to anatomical difficulties. Limb salvage techniques are difficult to perform, as a stable, sensible and plantigrade foot should be obtained to prevent further problems. In this report, we present a midfoot reconstruction with a vascularized free fibula, osteomized in a V-shape after wide resection of a midfoot synovial sarcoma. We describe the reconstruction of both longitudinal arches in which using a vascularized autograft facilitated union, remodeling of the bone, and obtaining a functional foot.